Michigan @ CHI

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGCHI) Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. The 2017 meeting takes take place May 6-11 in Denver, Colorado.

Three papers submitted by UMSI researchers have been awarded Best Paper Honorable Mentions: "Informality and Invisibility – Traditional Technologies as Tools for Collaboration in an Informal Market" by PhD student Priyank Chandra [pdf], "Managing Uncertainty in Time Expressions for Virtual Assistants," co-authored by PhD student Xin Rong, and "Community Commerce: Facilitating Trust in Mom-to-Mom Sale Groups on Facebook" by UMSI PhD student Carol Moser and faculty members Paul Resnick and Sarita Schoenebeck.

Faculty, alumni, and current students from the University of Michigan have a significant presence at CHI 2017, presenting papers and on panels, organizing and conducting workshops and competing in a student design competition. This page is a compendium of all known Michigan participants and is updated continually leading up to and during the conference.

UMSI faculty/students in bold; U-M faculty/students in italics.

Workshops & Symposia

5/6-7 - HCI Across Borders
Paper: Usability in the Field: Reflections from an HCI4D project in rural West Bengal
Vaishnav Kameswaran, Megh Marathe, Priyank Chandra, Priyamvada Pandey, Joyojeet Pal

5/6-7  - Doctoral Consortium
Sangseok You, participant

5/6 - Moving Transparent Statistics Forward @CHI2017
5/7 - Designing for Uncertainly in HCI: When Does Uncertainty Help?
Matthew Kay, workshop co-organizer

5/6 - Open Design at the Intersection of Making and Manufacturing
5/7 - Designing the Social Internet of Things
Silvia Lindtner, workshop co-organizer

5/7 - Interactive Systems in Healthcare
Tiffany Veinot, steering committee member

5/7 - HCI Tools workshop
Paper: Playing the Tricky Game of Toolkits Research
Michael Nebeling

Monday, May 8
Course: Crowdsourcing and Crowd Work
Jeffrey P Bigham, Walter S Lasecki, Chinmay Eishan Kulkarni

Case Study: The Persona Party: Using Personas to Design for Learning at Scale
Rebecca M Quintana, Stephanie R Haley, Adam Levick, Caitlin Holman, Ben Hayward, Mike Wojan

Paper: How Methods Make Designers
Seyram Avle, Silvia Lindtner, Kaiton Williams

Paper: Managing Uncertainty in Time Expressions for Virtual Assistants [Honorable Mention]
Xin Rong, Adam Fourney, Robin N Brewer, Meredith Ringle Morris, Paul N Bennett

Paper: Patient Strategies as Active Adaptation: Understanding Patient Behaviors During an Emergency Visit
Sun Young Park, Yunan Chen

alt:chi: CHI4Good or Good4CHI
Joyojeet Pal

Tuesday, May 9
Paper: Scalable Annotation of Fine-Grained Objects without Experts
Timnit Gebru, Jonathan Krause, Jia Deng, Fei-Fei Li

Child-Computer Interaction SIG: Ethics and Values
Juan Pablo Hourcade, Anja Zeising, Ole Sejer Iversen, Narcis Pares, Michael Eisenberg, Chris Quintana, Mikael B. Skov

Paper: Uncovering the Values and Constraints of Real-time Ride Sharing for Low-resource populations
Tawanna Dillahunt, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Linfeng Li, Tanya Rosenblat

Paper: Factors in Fairness and Emotion in Online Case Resolution Systems
Youyang Hou, Cliff Lampe, Maximilian Bulinski, J.J. Prescott

Paper: Toward Usable Evidence: Optimizing Knowledge Accumulation in HCI Research on Health Behavior Change
Predrag Klasnja, Eric B Hekler, Elizabeth V Korinek, John Harlow, Sonali R Mishra

Paper: PersaLog: Personalization of News Article Content
Eytan Adar, Carolyn Gearig, Ayshwarya Balasubramanian, Jessica Hullman

Wednesday, May 10

Paper: Community Commerce: Facilitating Trust in Mom-to-Mom Sale Groups on Facebook [Honorable Mention]
Carol Moser, Paul Resnick, Sarita Schoenebeck

Paper: No Such Thing as Too Much Chocolate: Evidence Against Choice Overload in E-Commerce
Carol Moser, Chanda Phelan, Paul Resnick, Sarita Schoenebeck, Katharina Reinecke

Paper: Gender Norms and Attitudes about Childcare: Activities Presented on Father Blogs
Kai Lukoff, Carol Moser, Sarita Schoenebeck

Paper: XDBrowser 2.0: Semi-Automatic Generation of Cross-Device Interfaces
Michael Nebeling

Paper: Market Practices and the Bazaar: Technology Consumption in Urban ICT Markets in the Global South
Priyank Chandra, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Joyojeet Pal

Paper: Informality and Invisibility – Traditional Technologies as Tools for Collaboration in an Informal Market [Honorable Mention]
Priyank Chandra

Paper: Parents’ and Children’s Preferences about Parents Sharing about Children on Social Media
Carol Moser, Tianying Chen, Sarita Schoenebeck

Thursday, May 11
Paper: Choosing to Adapt: Agency in Technology Adoption from Mobile Smartphones in Bangalore
Joyojeet Pal, Anandhi Viswanathan, Priyank Chandra, Anisha Nazareth
Vaishnav Kameswaran, Hariharan Subramonyam, Aditya Johri, Mark S. Ackerman, Sile O'Modhrain

Paper: Money, God and SMS: Explorations in Supporting Social Action through a Bangladeshi Mosque
Mohammad Rashidujjaman Rifat, Jay Chen, Kentaro Toyama

Paper: Codeon: On-Demand Software Development Assistance
Yan Chen, Sang Won Lee, Yin Xie, Yiwei Yang, Walter Lasecki, Stephen Oney

2:30 – 5:50
Paper: Self-Experimentation for Behavior Change: Design and Formative Evaluation of Two Approaches
Jisso Lee, Erin Walker, Winslow Burleson, Matthew Kay, Matthew P Buman, Eric B Hekler


Detecting Life Changes: Increasing Opportunities to Benefit from People-Nearby Applications
Joey Chiao-Yin Hsiao, Tawanna Dillahunt

Opportunities to Address Information Poverty with Social Search
Earnest Wheeler, Tawanna Dillahunt, Soo Young Rieh

Exploring Coordination Models for Ad Hoc Programming Teams
Sang Won Lee, Yan Chen, N Klugman, S R Gouravajhala, A Chen, Walter Lasecki

Student Design Competition

AllergyBot: A Chatbot Technology Intervention for Young Adults with Food Allergies Dining Out
Kehan Liao, Jingshu Zhao, Tianyi Liu, Chen Wang, Paris Hsu

Elevate: Ensuring Access to Food for Homeless Populations
Abhraneel Sarma, Nisha Mohan

Conference Organizers

Cliff Lampe, Senior Technical Program Chair
Lindsay Blackwell, Assistant to the Technical Program Chairs
Sarita Schoenebeck, Panels Chair
Eytan Adar, Associate Chair
Tawanna Dillahunt, Associate Chair
Pedja Klasnja, Associate Chair
Walter Lasecki, Associate Chair
Stephen Oney, Associate Chair
Sun Young Park, Associate Chair, Program Committee member
Chris Quintana, Paper Sub-committee Chair
Florian Schaub, Associate Chair, Program Committee member

Updated April 7, 2017